The Democratic Party lawmaker and former spokesperson Ruhut Sitompul decided to continue to openly support the incumbent pair of Governor of Jakarta Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama and the Vice Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat in Jakarta’s 2017 gubernatorial race, despite Democratic Party’s endorsement of Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s (SBY) eldest son Mayor (ret) Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono and bureaucrat Sylviana Murni. Another senior politician of the Democratic Party Hayono Isman also decided to support Ahok-Djarot instead of Agus-Sylviana.To subscribe please click here